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Stomach and liver. The stomach is at left and a section through the liver is at right. The oesophagus (gullet) joins the stomach at upper centre. At top centre is the aorta (aorta), the body's main artery, with the vena cava (grey), the body's main vein, to its right. Nerves are white, arteries are red and veins are blue. This anatomical artwork is plate 22 from volume 5 (1839) of 'Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme' (1831-1854). This 8-volume anatomy atlas was produced by the French physician and anatomist Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849). The illustrations were by Nicolas-Henri Jacob (1781-1871).
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